Due to Covid-19, the Milwaukee PBS KIDS Writers Contest 2020 deadline was extended. The new entry deadline is May 22. Please send finished entries to us at the station. Don’t forget to send a self-addressed postage paid envelope so we can return your child’s story. Make sure you have followed the entry guidelines and that you include a completely filled out entry form.
The Milwaukee PBS KIDS Writers Contest offers children in kindergarten through third grade an opportunity to build critical literacy skills by creating their own stories.
The Milwaukee PBS KIDS Writers Contest is a local contest designed to promote hands-on, active learning. Students create their own stories and illustrations and submit their original work. Since the Milwaukee PBS offices are closed, all entries must be submitted via mail. The entries must arrive by 5 pm onMay 22, 2020 at Milwaukee PBS.
Children living in the following counties are eligible to submit stories to Milwaukee PBS: Dodge, Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington, and Waukesha counties.
Judging is planned for June and winners will be notified when judging is complete. All other entries will be returned by June 30 if a self-addressed, postage paid envelope is included. Entrants may also arrange to pick up their books at Milwaukee PBS.
Milwaukee PBS encourages all students in the television viewing area, kindergarten through third grade, to participate. Milwaukee PBS appreciates the efforts of the participating students. Each entrant will receive a certificate of participation, a free pass for one visit to the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum in Milwaukee and other small thank you prizes.
Click on the links below for important contest information:
- Milwaukee PBS/PBS KIDS Young Writers Contest 2020 Entry Form
- Milwaukee PBS/PBS KIDS Young Writers Contest 2020 Rules
- Milwaukee PBS/PBS KIDS Young Writers Contest 2020 Guidelines for Teachers and Parents
- Milwaukee PBS/PBS KIDS Young Writers Contest 2020 Poster
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